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Table 2 Baseline demographics, prior experience and procedural self-confidence (n = 22)

From: Use of a national continuing medical education meeting to provide simulation-based training in temporary hemodialysis catheter insertion skills: a pre-test post-test study

Characteristic  
Mean age (years) 31.1 ± 3.5
Female gender 10 (45.5)
Post-graduate year (PGY) of medical training 0 1 (4.5)
1 2 (9.1)
2 2 (9.1)
3 6 (27.3)
4 4 (18.2)
5 6 (27.3)
6 1 (4.5)
Nephrology fellows 11 (50)
Prior experience (number of previous IJ NTHC-insertions) 0-2 1
3-5 3
6-10 4
11-15 2
16-20 7
≥ 21 5
Mean procedural self-confidence [0 to 100] 67.7 ± 21.5
  1. Note: Values are expressed as mean ± SD or number (%).